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Gerard Donovan

Group Financial Director

Gerard has worked across a wide range of manufacturing, retail and financial services businesses. In 2000 he took a position as Operations Director and later as Managing Director of a spectacle lens manufacturing business near London.

Lenstec Optical Group Limited


No. of Employees:      

£29m (2019)

This led Gerard to relocate to Wales in 2014 following a merger between two competitors to form the UK’s largest independent spectacle lens manufacturer based out of Caerphilly. Now employing 200 people nationally, manufacturing over 1.2 million pairs of spectacles per annum. A qualified FCCA accountant, Group Financial Director and Treasurer of Caerphilly Business Club.

Hobbies & Interests

Gerard enjoys spending time with his friends, family, attends baking and cookery classes in his spare time as well as keeping fit by cycling and walking.

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